Gear change
2012 Vauxhall Astra 1.6 SE

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Alex Fenwick
Driver
1 points

Problem added: Jan 11, 2016 (5 years ago)
Struggling to engage reverse.

Car details
Car: Vauxhall Astra
Variant: 1.6 SE
Model Year: 2012
Category: Gearbox & Clutch
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Derbyshire
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Jan 12, 2016 (5 years ago)
Try lubricating the gear linkage.
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whittingehame
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Jan 12, 2016 (5 years ago)
Could be a clutch wear problem and there are a lot of complaints on this .With no synchro on reverse it tends to be worse . On some cars a dragging clutch caused this .

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